Veterans standown set in Port Angeles on Thursday

By Peninsula Daily News staff

PORT ANGELES — Free services for veterans ranging from haircuts to employment services will be offered at the Veterans Stand Down on Thursday (Oct. 3).

The stand down, hosted by Voices for Veterans, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St.

It is open to all veterans, especially those who are homeless or in need, and their families.

Among the services planned are hot breakfasts and lunches, employment services, benefits counseling, housing assistance, haircuts, legal aid, health screenings — both medical and dental — and acupuncture.

Free clothing and bedding, hygiene kits and outdoor equipment will be available.

Free transportation will be provided on Clallam and Jefferson Transit buses.

For more information about the stand down, phone 360-417-2383, 360-640-0296 or 360-302-1285.

Another stand down will be held May 1 in Forks.

Last modified: October 02. 2013 10:46AM
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